Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, the Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs will hand-over a media classroom sponsored by MTN Foundation to Semomotela Intermediate School on Monday, 10 March 2014, in Botshabelo, Free State.
The Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Maggie Sotyu will also attend the handover ceremony.
The Media Classroom hand-over forms part of the Water Month activities under the theme: “Celebrating 20 years of water service delivery for social and economic development”
In 2013, Semomotela Intermediate School put Botshabelo on the national map when they emerged victorious at the Baswa Le Meetse (BLM) competitions in the Music category during the annual South African Youth Water Summit.
Baswa Le Meetse (Youth in Water) is one of the projects of the 2020 Vision Programme aimed at educating learners about water resource management and promotion of water sector careers to address the scarce skills challenge. Through this project the grade 6 learners convey health and hygiene messages through arts medium such as drama, music, poetry, praise singing and posters.
Learners are the best educators and they are able to change the mindset of their families and entire community.
The state of the art media classroom sponsored by MTN is equipped with 21 computers and an inter-active board that will be utilised for school projects.
SOURCE: South African Official News